Tuesday, December 8, 2015

SHADE Presentation by Dean Sakamoto

Dean Sakamoto presented the Chinatown Urban Acupuncture (CUA) project to
over 30 members of the State of Hawaii TOD Task Force and members of the
public at the State Capitol. Dean emphasized that Chinatown is only one of
twenty-one future Transit Oriented Districts (TOD) that need planning and
urban design. The CUA project is an alternative example of TOD planning
through intern training and professional mentorship. Honolulu's $7B rail
project is due be completed in less than 4-6 years. Special thanks to Senator
Suzanne Chun Oakland and Ben Villaflor, Sargent-At-Arms and their respective